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Music in Roman comedy

Author: Timothy J Moore
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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This book explains the nature of Roman comedy's music and provides musical analyses of songs, scenes and whole plays. This book will be of interest to students of ancient theatre and Latin  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moore, Timothy J., 1959-
Music in Roman comedy
Named Person: Titus Maccius / Criticism and interpretation Plautus; Terence / Criticism and interpretation.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy J Moore
ISBN: 9781107006485 1107006481
OCLC Number: 768417916
Description: xvi, 452 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Tibiae and tibicines --
Song --
Dance --
Melody and rhythm --
Meters --
Arrangement of verses and variation within the verse --
Musical structure --
Polymetry --
Pseudolus --
Adelphoe --
Responsibility: Timothy J. Moore.
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'Awesome in scope and ambition ...' Greek and Roman Musical Studies 'This excellent book is essential for all serious readers of Plautus and Terence, and for anyone interested in ancient music. Read more...

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